Hosted by Parisa Eshrati
This edition of Global Rhythm Radio is generally is focused on the more harmonic global music, including French ye-ye singers, chamber jazz leaf players of Quito, archival folk tapes from Somalia, rare 78 ethnographic recordings from Uzbekistan, psychedelic Italian space rock, and much more.
This month's specialty themed episode of GRR is all about FUSION. Genres, traditions, instrumentation fusing together to understand global music in a harmonious and experimental content. You'll hear synthesized Sudanese sounds, classical Arabic poetry backed by post-punk and free jazz, dancehall meets acid house, and more. Featuring mostly new releases from this year!
The first Global Rhythm Radio episode of 2023! Tune in for a two hour journey as your host Parisa shares some of her favorite new releases and deep cuts from all around the globe. In this episode you can expect to hear Guadeloupean Gwo Ka jazz fusion, rare Edo Funk reissues from Nigeria, sci-fi fantasy soundtracks from Italy, Shangaan disco from South Africa, and so much more
The final Global Rhythm Radio mix of 2022! Join your host Parisa as she shares some of her favorite releases of the year, including archival releases from South Africa's grooviest organ band, afrofuturistic pop from Uganda, experimental hip hop from Iran, soulful singing from Vietnam, and so much more.
It's the return of the annual Indigenous Music Mix on GRR! A two hour set featuring traditional Indigenous music from all around the globe and contemporary artists weaving traditions into new sonic grounds. In this episode, you'll hear vocal choruses from Cameroonian pygmy tribes, two-spirit trans anthems from Peru, drum 'n bass from the Six Nations of the Grand River, plus a finale of anti-colonial protest songs from Angola, Palestine, Algeria, South Africa, and beyond!